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Dickey Fitness Pavilion

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday: 6:30 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. 

Use of the Facility

The use of the facility is restricted to the following people during the open times that are publically posted online and throughout the Mason Complex. These times are always subject to change based on staff availability and holiday hours.

  • Enrolled students in possession of a valid AC ID
  • Current staff/faculty in possession of a valid AC ID
  • Spouses of staff and faculty in possession of an approved AC ID
  • Dependents of faculty or staff who are at least 14 years old, accompanied by the staff or faculty member, or their spouse, who are in possession of either an approved or a valid AC ID
  • Unaccompanied dependents are not allowed access to the DFP.
  • Individuals under 14 years old are not allowed in the DFP.
  • Hannah Natatorium locker rooms available for all DFP Users (Women #N106, Men #N100)

Thank you in advance for helping to keep the Verde Dickey Fitness Pavilion a premier facility. 

Dickey Fitness Pavilion (DFP) Rules and Regulations 

To maintain the positive, safe, hygienic, and user friendly exercising environment, it is important that DFP users follow the rules and regulations. My signature below signifies that I acknowledge reading and understanding these rules and regulations of the DFP. It also acknowledges that if I fail to comply with these rules and regulations, I could be subject to disciplinary action up to and including expulsion from the DFP and the subsequent revoking of my DFP access privileges for a period of time. 

  1. The Austin College Mason Complex/DFP liability waiver/assumption of risk packet must be completed before using DFP
  2. Users will follow all directions and instructions of the DFP staff
  3. Users must be in possession of and present an AC ID card to the desk worker for access
  4. Users will check in with desk worker 
  5. Users will not allow access of unauthorized personnel into the DFP
  6. Users of the DFP must be 14 years of age or older
  7. Dependents, except spouses, must be accompanied by the faculty, staff member, or spouse. It is the responsibility of the faculty or staff member to update the athletic department when dependent status changes for family members. Non-dependent family members may not use the DFP.
  8. Facility may be reserved for use by ESS, PF, and LS classes
  9. Shirts, closed shoes, and appropriate workout clothes are required
  10. No food or drinks other than water allowed 
  11. Wearing jewelry is discouraged and should be kept away from equipment
  12. No tobacco products, including chewing tobacco, allowed in the DFP
  13. No spitting allowed except in the trash cans
  14. Phones can only be used for personal music. No texting or talking on the phone.
  15. Music/window blinds controlled only by DFP staff
  16. DFP staff only behind control desk unless for academic purposes
  17. The college is not responsible for stolen personal items
  18. No horseplay, swearing, or profanity
  19. Equipment must be wiped free of sweat after use with wipes provided in the DFP
  20. No dropping or slamming weights, except the colored bumper plates
  21. No set weights in the power racks, no metal on wood platforms
  22. Use only collared bar and bumper plates for Olympic lifts
  23. Obey all posted signs
  24. Do not lean weights or bars against mirrors and walls
  25. Return all dumbbells and bars to their proper place after use
  26. Remove and re-rack all weight plates to their proper place after use 
  27. Use of a spotter with free-weights is strongly encouraged
  28. Do not modify any piece of equipment 
  29. Do not remove any piece of equipment from the DFP
  30. Immediately report any malfunctioning equipment to DFP staff
  31. Immediately report any injuries to the DFP staff
  32. Emergency doors should only be used in case of emergencies 
  33. Must use head phones with personal music devices
  34. Use provided boxes or rack scoops to step up on. Do not use benches.
  35. Do not jump rope in the DFP